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Flex-Start Program for SEAS MS Students

August 13, 2021
Our Flex-Start program offers admitted master’s degree students the ability to start their MS degree program online and is ideal for admitted students who may be impacted by travel restrictions or visa delays. Visit our Flex-Start program page for more information.

Dr. Dehghanian to receive WAS Early Career Award

August 13, 2021
The Washington Academy of Sciences has selected Dr. Payman Dehghanian to receive its 2021 Early Career Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

In case you missed it: the SEAS Celebration

May 25, 2021
There still is time to watch the video of the SEAS graduation celebration and to download your personalized graduation slide. Visit the SEAS Celebration page.

Dr. Louri named GW's 2021 Distinguished Researcher

May 24, 2021
GW's Office of the Vice President for Research selected Dr. Louri for his significant contributions in research and scholarship to the university and society.

ECE students design equipment for US Department of Defense and VA

May 11, 2021
This ECE capstone project team worked with federal agencies to design and develop an autonomous wobble chair to help researchers working with patients with extremity trauma.

Dr. Ahmadi wins George Washington Award

April 29, 2021
Dr. Ahmadi was selected from hundreds of nominees for this annual award that celebrates exceptional contributions to the university.

Intro to Engineering summer course for high schoolers; register by May 15

April 14, 2021
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded Dr. Volker Sorger a $650,000 grant for the project “Monolithically-Integrated 2D-Materials Photonics: Scalable and Foundry-Near Processes and Device Concepts.”

Meet the ECE Department’s GW Monumental Alumni

April 01, 2021
GW has selected five ECE alumni as GW Monumental Alumni. Learn more about the Monumental Achievements of Dr. Amina Al-Rustamani, Ms. Anousheh Ansari, Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor, Mr. Nelson Carbonell, and Dr. Ya-Qin Zhang.

Dr. Sorger wins AFOSR grant to study 2D materials photonics

December 17, 2020
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded Dr. Volker Sorger a $650,000 grant for the project “Monolithically-Integrated 2D-Materials Photonics: Scalable and Foundry-Near Processes and Device Concepts.”

GW Today highlights adaptation of ECE labs for virtual learning

December 16, 2020
ECE faculty have introduced cutting-edge technology to traditional in-person lab courses, a change that will outlast the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the GW Today article.

Dr. Sorger’s research featured in Optics & Photonics

December 08, 2020
The Optics & Photonics article features research recently published by Dr. Sorger and his co-authors that reports a new VCSEL design paradigm to fundamentally improve the speed of an entire class of semiconductor laser.

Dr. Dehghanian receives $250,000 National Science Foundation grant

August 17, 2020
The project is titled "Foundations for Improving Resilience in the Energy Sector against Wildfires on Alaskan Lands (FIREWALL)".

Prof. Miscuglio and Prof. Sorger developed a breakthrough innovation that uses light to perform mathematical operations in neural networks

July 29, 2020
Such seamless multiplication and addition offers a remarkable parallelization and performance enhancements for future artificial intelligence hardware and special purpose compute-accelerators.

Dr. Mona Zaghloul and Dr. Jeanne Jordan have won a $50,000 COVID-19 Technology Maturation Award from GW’s Office of Technology Commercialization

July 21, 2020
Drs. Zaghloul and Jordan will work to develop a smartphone app to detect SARS-CoV-2.

Drs. Payman Dehghanian and Omur Ozel is part of an interdisciplinary team that has won a 1-year $150k NSF Grant

July 20, 2020
Faculty Team Receives 1-year $150k National Science Foundation Grant: Improving Low Income Households' Access to Energy in Washington D.C.